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Pragmatism

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  • Beauty, Responsibility, and Powerby Leszek Koczanowicz; Katarzyna Liszka

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 55.00

    This book addresses the interrelations between aesthetics, ethics, and politics in the framework of pragmatist aesthetics, offering a comprehensive panorama of the ways and fields in which pragmatist aesthetics ties in with vital social and ethical problems of modernity. Most of the contributors refer to the model propounded by Richard Shusterman.... more...

  • The Essential Peirceby Peirce Edition Project

    Indiana University Press 1998; US$ 24.99

    Praise for Volume 1: "... a first-rate edition, which supersedes all other portable Peirces.... all the Peirce most people will ever need." ?Louis Menand, The New York Review of Books Volume 2 of this convenient two-volume chronological reader?s edition provides the first comprehensive anthology of the brilliant American thinker Charles Sanders... more...

  • William James in Focusby William J. Gavin

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 20.99

    William James (1842-1910) is a canonical figure of American pragmatism. Trained as a medical doctor, James was more engaged by psychology and philosophy and wrote a foundational text, Pragmatism, for this characteristically American way of thinking. Distilling the main currents of James's thought, William J. Gavin focuses on "latent" and "manifest"... more...

  • The Art of Travelby Alain De Botton

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    Any Baedeker will tell us where we ought to travel, but only Alain de Botton will tell us how and why. With the same intelligence and insouciant charm he brought to How Proust Can Save Your Life , de Botton considers the pleasures of anticipation; the allure of the exotic, and the value of noticing everything from a seascape in Barbados to... more...

  • Rescuing Deweyby Manicas

    Lexington Books 1955; US$ 99.99

    This volume rescues an often misunderstood, underappreciated, and radical John Dewey. It centers on his rejection of traditional epistemology for his original and powerful view of 'logic' with serious implications for general philosophy, the philosophy of the human sciences, including psychology, and the philosophy of democracy. more...

  • Pragmatism and the Reflective Lifeby Stuart Rosenbaum

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 32.99

    Pragmatism and the Reflective Life explains the moral perspective embedded in the pragmatist tradition of American philosophy and offers pragmatist moral thought as an alternative to analytic moral theory. By contrasting the commitments of pragmatism with most Western philosophical traditions, this book brings into focus the inclusive idealism that... more...

  • Philosophical Pragmatism and International Relationsby Shane J. Ralston; Brian E. Butler; Matthew J. Brown; Phillip Deen; Loren Goldman; John Kaag; John Ryder; Patricia Shields; Joseph Soeters; Eric Weber

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 59.99

    Philosophical Pragmatism and International Relations bridges the gap between philosophical pragmatism and international relations, two disciplinary perspectives that together shed light on how to advance the study and conduct of foreign affairs. Authors in this collection discuss a broad range of issues, from policy relevance to peacekeeping operations,... more...

  • F.C.S. Schiller and the Dawn of Pragmatismby Mark J. Porrovecchio

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 109.99

    Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller (1864?1937) was the foremost first generation British pragmatist; he is also the most overlooked pragmatist. F. C. S. Schiller and the Dawn of Pragmatism: The Rhetoric of a Philosophical Rebel , by Mark J. Porrovecchio, provides the first comprehensive examination of his philosophical career, examining the rhetorical... more...

  • Community As Healingby Micah D. Hester

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 23.99

    Starting from the insights of classical American pragmatism, this book argues for a higher notion of the relationship between individuals and their communities. This newly enriched notion supports a more participatory engagement between physicians and patients which takes ethical medicine to be a community of healing enjoyed by health care professionals... more...

  • John Dewey, Liang Shuming, and China's Education Reformby Huajun Zhang

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 59.99

    This book addresses an often-ignored theme in the mission of the current Chinese education reform: cultivating students? individuality as a foundation of learning. Moreover, it tries to revive the Confucian tradition of self-cultivation while building a connection with the western idea of individuality to provide a meaningful resource for the current... more...